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101 (USA 2004)


Published 2004


Presented at Globians Film Festival 2005 (at MiniMovies section): Set in an old age home, 101 explores the process of aging through the eyes of a 101 year old woman.


Run time 3 min. 36 sec.
Producer Matt Ogens
Audio/Visual sound, color
Contact Information This film work is under copyright. Copyright by Matt Ogens. All rights reserved. The download of this movie for private use only is allowed, however not for any educational or academic purpose, public screenings and any other commercial use of this work. Schools, academies, universities and other media archives also need to license if they want to use this work for educational purposes or as part of their film collection or in their libraries. Please do not use this work illegally! Please contact for licensing: Matt Ogens, 2121 Ocean Avenue, No. 28, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA, +1 917 532-0995 telephone, email mattogens [AT] yahoo.com -- "Globians" is a registered trade and service mark of Polzer Media Group GmbH Germany (www.polzer.org)


Reviews

Reviewer: mujeebbhatti - - September 4, 2014
Subject: witnessing without mind
1) m: this mini-movie by matt ogens I think filming 1 week in 101 year old woman's life has always intrigued effected my own fascination with what we are 2) Summarising here The 101 year old woman says in the early part of this mini-movie that the mind becomes twisted really affirming the distorting nature of mind itself In the middle somewhere of this very short movie nearing the end she continues to affirm that she doesn't remember her father her sisters really she doesn't remember any-thing And in the end she concludes she wishes sadly that she had a mind because all she has the clock to look at 3) But from the our ignorances despair/sadness/fears or forgetfulness is in the misconstrued belief that the loss of our very own memories & thus our own misidentification of mind as if it is actually our very own self is actually a loss of our essential self ?? 4) When truly it is not us since the evidence is in 101 women's commentaries that there is a witness observing the loss of all her or our own memories And yes this proves to us as the witnessing that what we essentially are remains without even the slightest recollections of any or all our memories And so we remain unaffected as the witness witnessing the loss of our mind 5) thus only when we are ignorant/forgetful/misconstrued in our understanding do we suffer with/without mind
Reviewer: square eyed boy - - November 1, 2008
Subject: excellent vignette about aging
There are some well-chosen shots in this film and I like how the weekday titles are inserted into the architecture. Just feelings and reflections about getting old from someone already there and there for a while already, and all the more interesting because who ever really asks how it feels?

Cool film.
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